Discovery certificate for object 2019ssd
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 49555 [ 2019TNSTR2104....1F ]

Date Received (UTC): 2019-10-18 13:14:12
Sender: ZTF (ALeRCE)
Source Group: ALeRCE

F. Forster on behalf of the ALeRCE broker report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2019ssd
Discoverer internal name: ZTF19acfsqaq
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 02:19:28.491 (34.8687109) DEC = +26:16:54.17 (26.2817146)
Discovery date: 2019-10-18 03:18:25 (JD=2458774.6377894)

Potential host galaxy: SDSS J021928.57+261654.8
Host redshift: 0.487

Remarks: Early SN candidate classified by ALeRCE using the public ZTF stream. Discovery image and light curve in http://alerce.online/object/ZTF19acfsqaq

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2019-10-18 03:18:25
Flux: 19.5254 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2019-10-17 07:02:37
Limiting flux: 19.421 ABMag
Filter: r-ZTF
Instrument: ZTF-Cam
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Remarks: Data provided by ZTF

Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2019ssd